Does your management team have what it takes to lead and manage a mobile workforce? With all the talk about the mobile workforce, the conversation often revolves around employee requirements, productivity, and IT infrastructure needed to securely support remote workers. What isn’t discussed often enough, and should be, is how leaders’ management skills need to evolve to fit into our mobile-enabled world.
When I’m looking to hire new people for my company the questions haven’t changed much over the years. I want people who are driven and who see an opportunity that they’d regret having said no to. If anything, the mobile workforce evolution has made my hiring processes more rigorous. However, the way that I manage people has had to evolve, because the way that people work has changed significantly over the past few years.
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